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right now on "nbc 10 news today" holiday rush. philadelphia international airport, here's a live look as thousands of travellers get ready to leave for the holidays. we're following breaking news out of montgomery county this morning. that's where one person is dead after flames tore through this apartment building in pottstown. giant killers under the primetime lights right here on nbc 10. the eagles play spoiler against their long time division rival. 6:00 a.m. this friday morning. 32 degrees outside. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today". i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm katy zachary. thanks for joining us. let's get to meteorologist bill henley. he has the neighborhood forecast. very important especially for this weekend.
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>> today a pretty nice day. we're starting off dry and mostly clear skies. nowhere near as cold as it normally is. usually see these numbers in the 20s. right now it's 36 degrees in philadelphia. there's a little bit of a breeze now out of the west at 12 miles per hour. that will be enough to make it feel chillier start with. look at these afternoon temperatures. 47 in new jersey. for the suburbs degrees along with the lehigh valley and near 50 this afternoon for philadelphia. while delaware is dry, today 47 degrees. dry today but rain is on the way for tomorrow. i'll go through forecast hour by hour when i'm back in ten minutes. first let's check in on the first alert traffic with francesca ruscio. >> we have some updates for you folks in terms of mass transit. train 1295 will be running 30 minutes late because of earlier equipment problems. everything else is running on time and schedule. so, again that's train 1295. we have a water main break on the southbound side of columbus
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boulevard blocking portions of 95 and washington avenue. it's closed. expect delays and just try to avoid that area of columbus boulevard. i got a tweet what about the majors in new jersey. 295 and new jersey turnpike and 42 you won run into any problems or delays for the southbound 42 freeway so, again, those are your majors over in new jersey. when i come back we'll look at a disabled vehicle causing problems on 95 and 295. one person is dead and more than a dozen people are displaced after an apartment building fire in pottstown. nbc 10's matt delucia is live for us at the scene this morning with more on what happened. what are you learning, matt, since we latinos saw you? >> reporter: right. so close to christmas too having this happen is a tragic morning here pottstown. been talking with some residents that describe escaping this fire. twin last 30 minutes we saw the coroner show up at the scene. building behind that fire truck this is where it happened just
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after 1:15 this morning. not a whole lot of damage to the exterior, a lot of damage on the inside second and third floor. firefighters saw heavy fire coming from the second floor of this building when the call came in. there was a report initially of someone being trapped inside. he was found dead. residents told me the victim is a man. others in the building did evacuate safely i spoke with one of them a little bit earlier this morning and here's his account of what happened. >> opened the window. it was. like smelled a whole bunch of smoke. bunch of flashing lights. my girlfriend went into our bathroom and everything just started coming up in smoke. it was crazy. got the little ones out. rushed out of there as fast as possible. >> the red cross is helping carlos, his family and other residents. i got an update.
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they are helping six families, a total of 17 people so far. people who were in this building at the time here. now the investigation begins to find out exactly what started this deadly fire here earlier this morning. live in pottstown, montgomery county, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. we're following breaking news from overseas this morning. anis amri man suspected in the berlin christmas attack is dead. we have new video from milan where italy's interior ministry says amri was killed in a shoot out with police. officers stopped him during a routine patrol. international manhunt for amri has been under way since monday night when he allegedly crashed a truck into the market killing 12 people. we're monitoring the developments from italy and germany. we'll bring you updates as on as we get them. 6:04. philadelphia international airport is already packed with
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holiday travellers. if you have a flight later today, expect long lines. our photographer at the airport tells us the lines are moving pretty quickly. so that's good news. people are coming in first there. the airport suggests you should to the airport two hours before your scheduled departure time. that should give you enough time to find parking in those packed lots and get through those security lines. starting late next month if you live in pennsylvania, flying will be a little more complicated. beginning january 30th, showing a pennsylvania driver's license or state issued i.d. will not be enough to get you on a commercial flight or allow you into a federal building that's because the licenses don't meet federal requirements. department of homeland security this week reportedly denied the state's latest request for more time to comply with federal laws. a camden neighborhood is turning to prayer to help deal with a pair of deadly shootings this week.
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loved ones released balloons at a vigil last night for sean johnson shot and killed on tuesday. that killing came a day before a woman died of a gunshot wound to the head. police are investigating both cases. an abington mother is a person of interest in the death of her teenage daughter. hunters found grace parker's body dismembered. her more reported her missing. park certificate in jail facing child endangerment charges. prosecutors say she's a person ever interest in the killing and that she misled detectives. a man is accused of fondling a female passenger while she slept during a flight from india to newark and then writing notes the victim apologizing for a moment of stupidity. the incident happened on wednesday. the man was charged on wednesday with abusive sexual contact. he was released on bond. we have new details on the
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princeton university men's swim and diving team. the school cancelled the season after vulgar post were found on the team's electronic mailing list. the university made the announcement yesterday afternoon. week we told you the team was suspended after pool officials discovered racist comments made by team members. some of those comments involve the women's swimming and diving team. he put it up for grabs. >> the eagles turn into giant destroyers. this interception sealed the birds victory at the link here on nbc 10 last night. the eagles wen end a five game losing streak. >> the birds never trailed last night. they built a lead on big plays like this from jenkins.
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afterwards the team gave the defense the shout out it deserved. >> those guys have a lot of pride and we all have a lot of pride in our jobs and what we do and every game is meaningful. >> a chance your team winning goes out the roof. every time we get an opportune to catch the ball, pick up a fumble, we're thinking about putting it the end zone. >> carson wentz left the game for a concussion protocol. this cover read is -- the eagles wrap up the season a week from sunday with another rivalry game against the dallas cowboys. kick-off is at 1:00. it's 6:08. we talked about this, by no smants warm outside but does feel those few temperature
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differences make it feel warmer. >> less wind than yesterday. >> we're looking good this morning. it's dry right now. live view of philadelphia international airport. no sign of any wet weather the camelback area. temperatures are below freezing. that snow looking good today. great day for skiing on the slopes. 36 degrees in philadelphia. that number has been this morning. while millville is at that 9 degrees. pottstown at 29. 30 in allentown. time just below the 30 degree mark in the pocono mountains. some colder neighborhoods in philadelphia include andorra. dropped to 36 in center city. warm than normal. usually temperatures are in the 20s this time of year. radar and satellite, we'll see plenty of sunshine and warm into the 40s this afternoon. we won't get to the 70 degree mark like we did last year anthony date but be a nice day today. with sunshine no problem.
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35 degrees at 9:00, 44 dwraegre. late this afternoon we'll see clouds move. during the day sunshine warm the suburbs into the low 40s and lehigh valley up to 40 degrees at 1:00 this afternoon. sunny skies and light breeze blowing in delaware and new jersey. starting in the 30s, warming into the 40s. clouds come in later in the day and you'll see that too in delaware. temperatures in the 40s this evening. clouds take over during the evening hours and tomorrow morning those clouds start to produce the first line of showers not all that impressive. that's 2:00 in the morning. light band of showers. that will move through. little bit of sprinkle. here comes the steadier rain at 6:00 in the morning. that continues into the afternoon for your saturday. sunday christmas day is looking quite a bit different. look at that with the ten day when i'm back in ten. ten after 6:00. let's talk about the roads. a lot of people heading out this morning. i would say getting an early
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start onto weekend travel, francesca ruscio is here with a look at 95 right near teterboro airport. >> that's some great advice. i would allow extra time. this is going black right now. 95 for the philadelphia international airport we're starting to see more volume onto roadways. allow extra time especially approaching this holiday weekend for your last minute holiday travel. travel safely. also too we have an accident if you're wandering through the landsville area i marked with it this graphic. we have an intelligent at north line and east 5th street no delays just seeing the accidents. still pretty early for the secondary roads watching for this water main break avoid columbus boulevard between i-95 and washington avenue because emergency crews are on their way to clear up this scene. when i come back we'll look at the rest of 95. we're seeing an accident. there were some tense moments in a flight in new york
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after a man confronted ivanka trump. >> why jetblue official-to remove the man from plane and hear his side of the story. plus this man went out to grab some supplies from a local store but ended up driving 900 miles away from home. we'll tell you what happened.
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. 6:15. 36 degrees outside. if driving to your holiday is destination starting today you're in record company. aaa predicts 100 million americans will travel 50 miles or more between today and january 2nd. that's an all time high. as for gas prices, the average is $2.44 which is up 23 cents from christmas weekend last year. this morning nuclear experts
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are sturnned by a tweet president-elect trump. yesterday trump tweeted the united states must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes. it's something no president has called for in decades. president of a global security association is worried that tweet could an arms race. yesterday vladimir putin told his generals they need to enhance the combat capability of their nuclear force. putin did not give a reason for the decision. a trump spokesperson later said the tweet referred to improving nuclear deterrence. president-elect also took to twitter to talk about his upcoming inauguration. he tweeted quote the so-called a-list celebrities are all wanting pics of the inauguration. look what they did for hillary. nothing. i want the people. here's what we know about the performances.
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radio city rockettes and mormon choir will be performing. mr. trump will be sworn in on january 20th and nbc 10 will be there. speaking of the trumps there were some tense moments aboard a jetblue flight for ivanka trump. >> she was flying with her family when a fellow passenger confronted her before he was ultimately kicked off the plane. she was traveling with her three children and husband. family was heading to hawaii for acceleration. a fellow passenger was overheard saying they ruined the country now they ruin our flight. the passenger, daniel goldstein and his husband were kicked off the plane. >> visibly shaken. if i was security i wouldn't take a chance eat per. >> the tried to downplay the incident. saying my husband expressed displeasure in a calm tone. jetblue staff overheard and kicked us off a plane.
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jetblue ining the decision to remove a customer from a flight is not taken lightly. if the crew determines a customer is causing conflict on the aircraft the customer will be asked to deplane. it is:18 on your friday, and first alert traffic reporter francesca ruscio is filling in for jessica this morning. >> following an accidents on i-95 northbound. we are seeing an accident on 95 specifically. i marked it right over here with this graphic. left lane is blocked. traffic is crawling to get by. we're seeing residual delays. again it's not completely and entirely blocking that entire section of 95. lansdale an accidents on east line and east 5th street. watch for equipment problems on 1295 for the newark line. running 30 minutes late. when i come back we'll look at the rest of the majors as well
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as the schuylkill expressway. i'll send it back to you. all right. thanks. bill? >> 19 minutes after 6:00. temperatures are in philadelphia but there are some colder neighborhoods including in the lehigh valley. this is to the east. not a cloud in the sky. clear skies over wilmington. plenty of sunshine. this weekend you need your wet weather gear at least for one of the days. right now watching the temperatures fall. 30 degrees in lehigh valley. out to 25 degrees in a few neighborhoods in south jersey. not everybody seeing that very cold air. 31 in voorhees. above freezing in lumberton. neighborhoods will warm into the 40s this afternoon. see lots of sunshine during the day. clouds will start moving in tonight. we're in the clear right now. wilmington starts with sunny skies. not more than a scattered cloud during the day. look at the snow and rain. we will get just rain.
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also going bring in warmer air. first clouds will start to move in late this afternoon. they take over this evening. so wet weather for tomorrow but dry today, 48 degrees this afternoon. drop down to 36 tomorrow morning. won't be freezing. the rain moves in. it will only be rain for our area. the rain continues. drying out by evening for hanukkah and christmas eve. christmas day sunshine and near 50 degrees after a somewhat cooler morning down to 34. clouds return on monday but temperatures start climbing monday afternoon, 54 degrees. some rain showers tuesday morning and 55 degrees the high temperature on tuesday. dry wednesday but another round of rain is likely with a cold front on thursday. clears out and cools down for friday, saturday and into sunday. a delaware county man is back home safe and sound today. >> he took a quick trip what he thought would be a quick trip to the store and accidentally ended up in alabama.
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89-year-old man was trying to stop by a neighborhood store for some electrical supplies on saturday. the world war ii veteran made a detour to alabama. on monday he approached police officers at a restaurant and asked them where he was. >> man said i drove 900 miles. i don't remember it. >> officers ran his driver's license and realized he had been reported missing two days prior. police contacted his family. they flew down to alabama to pick him up. his daughter said he's never been diagnosed with dementia. she attributes his trip to old age and forgetfulness. >> i bet they are so happy. if you recently bought a lottery ticket in lehigh valley find it. we'll tell you about the winning ticket sold in allentown. eagles fans are known for their passion but wait until you hear what hundreds of packers fans did to make sure their
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field will be ready for game time.
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we have breaking news from overseas. official in malta which is located in the mediterranean sea say a libyan plane land with two hijackers aboard. malta airport officials say emergency teams are handling what they called unlawful interference on the tarmac. ma at that's prime minister tweeted about a potential hijack situation involving an internal libyan flight that was diverted to malta. airport officials said the airline has 118 passengers on board that plane. tap the nbc app and stay with us for updates there. lots of people are heading home or maybe on vacation for the holidays. we have a live look inside
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philadelphia international airport. our photographer there tells us big crowds are coming in bursts the lines get long but he told us he's how quickly the tsa is keeping things moving. the airport suggests you get there two hours before your plane is scheduled to leave. if you're staying home for this holidays maybe you're getting ready for your big holiday meal. you're taking a live look at tasty looking bread. we're inside the conshohocken italian bakery where they are baking bread and other treats. the bakery will open in a half hour and close at 5:00 p.m. well, we all know you're out there. waiting to get those gifts that you need, waiting until the last minute. lucky for you shops are still open today and tomorrow. kohl's in haverton is open 24 hours until christmas to help you out. good morning.
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francesca ruscio here. starting to see more volume added to the majors. we're watching the schuylkill expressway. our camera at girard, speeds in the 50s and 60s. not that bad. when i come back we'll look at the rest majors. now a check of your holiday forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> 36. beautiful view of boat house row. skies will light up with bright sunshine but changes ahead for the weekend. neighborhood forecast just ahead. bill, thank you. pulled over by police but it's all for a good cause. coming up hear why random drivers in delaware county were getting stopped by officers but in honor of the holidays. also coming up on nbc 10 responds buyer beware. a local teenager loses out on hundreds of dollars after buying shoes online. why a small feature on the app he used could have saved him all that money.
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breaks news on nbc 10. one person is dead in montgomery county this morning after this apartment fire in pottstown. we're live at the scene with details. packed airports and long lines. here's a live look from philadelphia international airport. thousands are heading out this morning for the holidays. and spoiler alert. after five straight losses the eagles come alive at home and take down the new york giants in primetime. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today". i'm katy zachary. >> i'm tracy davidson. friday morning just after 6:30. let's get to meteorologist bill henley and your first alert neighborhood forecast all-important forecast. >> we'll see lots of sunshine. less than an hour away from seeing sunrise. you can see skies are clear in the louisville. 30 degrees right now in the lehigh valley. a slow warm up at 9:00. 31 degrees and then 40 degrees by lunch time. in the suburbs 32 degrees right now. just a little bit warmer in
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philadelphia. but the breeze is blowing. it's 12 miles per hour. that will make it feel chillier to start with and bring the temperatures down a little bit by 8:00. then in the 40s at 11:00. getting close to the 50 degree mark this in philadelphia. 40s for the suburbs and lehigh valley and new jersey inland and at the shore degrees this afternoon. delaware will be dry today. that changes for the entire area tomorrow. got some wet weather on the way heading in to the holiday weekend. we'll go through that hour by hour when i come back in ten minutes. first, time for your first alert traffic with francesca ruscio. >> we're watching a major back up on 95 northbound approaching that accident scene at cottman avenue. let's look at these travel speeds. we're crawling right now. avoid 95 northbound for quite some time, approaching this accident, blocking the left lane. it hasn't cleared yet. we're starting to see delays piling in. we'll be watching this accident along as it hasn't cleared.
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the water main break, again, blocking and closing area of 95 along the columbus boulevard between 95 and washington avenue. still is in play and hasn't cleared. but we'll be watching it for the next several hours. new jersey, 295, new jersey turnpike as well as the 42 freeway headed northbound for the philadelphia area you won't run into any issues. we have that accident on 95, schuylkill looks pretty good. when i come back we'll look at the vine street expressway and have those updates on that accident. back to you. 6:33. 36 degrees. we're following breaking news out of montgomery county this morning. a person is dead after a fire in an apartment building in pottstown. >> nbc 10's matt delucia is live for us at the scene this morning. walk us through what happened. >> reporter: right. crews are still here at the scene right now. right behind me you can see fire trucks are still here. through that window on the second floor you can see a firefighter up there inside the apartment building there.
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a lot of that damage is on the second and third floor. not a lot of damage on the exterior of the building. we're on east high by north franklin street. here's individual wrote frefrl. this fire started around 1:15. firefighters showed up. heavy fire on the second floor extending up to the third floor. when the call came in there was a report of somebody trapped inside. an adult was found dead inside one of the rooms on the second floor. residents tell me the victim is a man. the others who were inside this building at the time did evacuate safely. i spoke with one of them early this morning. listen to his account of what happened. >> opened the window because it was hot and just smelled a whole bunch of smoke. seen a bunch of flashing lights. and then my girlfriend she went into our bathroom and everything just started coming up in smoke. got the little ones out as fast
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as possible. >> red cross was out here earlier helping carlos and his family and the other residents. they are helping six families, a total of 17 people at this hour. several apartments in this building were damaged but now the investigation begins. fire marshals out here at the scene. as soon as we find out more information about this deadly fire we'll pass it along. i'm in pottstown, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. we're following breaking news overseas. the manhunt for the suspect in the berlin christmas market attack is now over. italian officials say anis amri was killed in a shootout with police in milan this morning. the officer stopped him during routine check. he pulled out a gun when officers asked him for i.d.. one officer was also hurt but expected to recover. the hunt began forry moan night after he crashed a truck into the market killing 12 people. new this morning two men are on the run after a bloody home invasion and police say it
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sounds like it the only home they were trying hit. police us before midnight two men knocked on the front door of a kensington apartment. forced their way in after a woman there opened the. the men fwougt her then shot her. they left without taking anything but investigators say before barriare barging inher h two men knocked on a neighbor's door asking for somebody by name. that neighbor closed and locked his door. a man was shot in the head last night and this morning police are looking the person who did it. they were still searching for evidence on hatfield street. a witness tells us she heard gunfire and saw a young man lying in the street bleeding. he's listed in serious condition this morning. he put it up for grabs. intercepted. >> not this time, eli. brooks intercepted eli manning to steal the victory from the
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giants. eagles win snaps a five game losing streak. >> put a crimp in the playoff plans of their fierce division rival from new jersey. birds never trailed last night. they built the lead on big plays like this from jenkins. carson wentz threw a long touchdown pass to finally winning a tight game. else wrap up the 2016 season at the link a week from sunday with another rivalry game this one against the dallas cowboys. kick-off is 1:00. 6:37. relatively warm outside. it will get warmer today. but the weekend everybody is looking at that forecast. >> first alert meteorologist bill henley is here. almost gave you credit for being the traffic reporter. >> once in a while you have to wear a different hat. fortunately no traffic in the skies. skies are clear. temperatures have come down in the 30s. that's not norm value. we should be in the 20s. sunshine and a dry day today.
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a few scattered clouds especially later this afternoon but this evening the clouds arrive. this evening will be dry. heading in to tomorrow rain will be falling. 36 degrees right now in fichl 12 mile-per-hour wind. that will die down a bit but still be breezy this afternoon. 7 mile-per-hour wind. look at the warm up. 43 degrees. low 40s early this afternoon. for the lehigh valley, 30 degrees right now. look how clear it is in that live view from easton. 10:00, 36 degrees. light breeze this afternoon. new jersey you'll see sunshine to start with and mostly sunny skies through the noon time hour into the early afternoon hours. late afternoon clouds move in. dry at the shore. 32 right now. 43 degrees at noon time. then into the middle 40s by 2:00 this afternoon and delaware will be dry during the day.
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we'll see sunshine today. 31 degrees right now. could come down another degree or two by 8:00 we're right back up to 31 degrees and then closer 240 at 10:00 and into the 40s this afternoon. those winds out of the west at 7 miles per hour lunch time. 45 degrees at 2:00 and then clouds start to move in late this afternoon and this evening. here's how it looks onto satellite and radar. there are the clouds waiting in the and there's the wet weather that will be here for saturday. but things will be looking up by christmas eve. beginning of hanukkah. sunshine nice for christmas day. may have noticed that with the seven day forecast. take you through the ten day on 10, we're back in ten minutes. about 20 before 7:00 on your friday if you're heading out the door, things are getting pretty jammed on 95. let's get you updated with francesca ruscio. >> we have an accident blocking the left lane on 95 right around cottman avenue.
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our camera a little bit. you see the delay approaching the accident scene. we're seeing crawling traffic. around the accident scene teens and 20s. approaching the accident onto left on the northbound side of 95 taking out the left lane. we'll check in on route 42 these travel speeds towards the schuylkill. still okay. takes you nine minutes. usually takes you seven. adding volume to the majors. when i come back we'll look at the vine and 76. back to you. 20 minutes before 7:00. a deal that looked too good to be true out to be just that. >> probably usually as i say a local teen loses out on hundreds of dollars while trying to buy shoes. see why pressing a different button his paypal app could have helped him out. how far would you go to help your team out we'll tell you what these dedicated fans did to
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make sure the stadium was ready for the game.
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♪ the one and only hooter joined the temple band to give towels a big send off for their bowl game. they will play in the military bowl in annapolis on tuesday. interim head coach will lead the team after matt rule left for baylor. >> for me, to be here and be helm is really a thrill because personally this place is a great fit for me and i love coming to work every day here and i can't wait to lead the team. >> kick off for tuesday's military bowl is 3:30. someone in the lehigh valley may be in for a very merry christmas and they may not even know it. a powerball lottery ticket worth
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$250,000 was purchased at the quick stop mini matter in allentown. the ticket matched four of the white balls and powerball from wednesday night's drawing. we're still waiting to find out who won a $121 million powerball jackpot in delaware. that ticket was bought at the goose creek store in suffolk county. second highest delaware jackpot winner on a single ticket in history. now to nbc 10 responds. a teen finds what he thinks is a great deal online. >> but after spending hundreds of dollars of his money that his parent gave him that deal wasn't what he thought. now he and his mom are sharing their story with harry hairston to help protect you. >> reporter: like some teenagers sneakers are his passion. >> these are like python texture. air force one.
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>> reporter: his passion isn't cheap. >> how much are these things? >> reporter: these are 100. >> he has nine pairs of sneakers. last month thought he was about to add to his collection. he saw what he thought was a deal. five mayors for only $300. he said the sellers offer enticed him. >> get the shoes you want. >> reporter: his parents gave him 300 bucks for his birthday in early november. he begged his mom karen to quickly use her paypal account to buy the shoes before someone else did. mom said she was reluctant but wanted her son to be happy. >> so i did it through paypal. he gave me the money and i put it into the account, thinking that if something happened we were covered. >> reporter: she paid the friends and family option. week after week after week the certainly promised to send the shoes but never arrived. you got an ah-ha moment.
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what was that like >> feeling we got scammed. >> reporter: karen got more bad news when she contacted paypal to help get her son's money returned. they said you're not covered. rereached out to paypal. said customers need to use their option to be protect. and mother knows best is more than just an old saying. >> you shouldn't trust this guy and i didn't them. >> reporter: harry hairston, nbc 10 responds. >> takeaway here check with paypal to see if they list the certainly as a verified merchant. transactions listed between friends and family are not protect. if you have a consumer problem for nbc 10 responds, let us know. the best way to reach us right there on your screen and we'll respond to you. it's almost quarter of 7:00 on this friday. just a few minutes before the
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start of the "today" show. matt lauer and cohoda kotbe joi us. >> the suspect in the berlin christmas attack have been shot dead. one of the busiest travel weekends of the year gets under way with 103 million people set to think it road and take to the skies. will the weather dampen your holiday spirit. we'll tell you everything you need know. >> jenna will travel to nashville for a country music. plus we'll look back at all the fun we've had over the last 12 months here on the show and we'll ask the question how many cold medications are you allowed to take at the same time. >> hoda, are you not feeling well? >> i have a little something extra going. >> can i tell you she's a
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trooper. she's been battling all week and been here every day. >> you sound great. >> thanks guys >> we'll see you at 7:00. in delaware county police are plugging some drivers for a holiday surprise. during traffic stops the drivers got turkeys instead of tickets. yesterday 100 drivers in chester were pulled over for obeying the law. police officers there surprised each one with a free turkey for the holidays. city, police administrators want to show their appreciation to those in the community. >> good day. it's a good day for the relationship between the police and the community. excellent day. >> chester mayor was also there to help give away those turkeys. well, the green bay packers will take on the minnesota vikings on christmas eve and fans at lambeau field clearing out the snow. some fans waited in line for
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three hours for opportunity to shovel snow from the legendary field. their reward, $10 an hour. might be called back because snow in the forecast for green bay today and tomorrow. not for us, though. we'll get that storm just not. right now what we're seeing clear skies. little bit of a breeze blowing. but the wind is pretty light and great day for skiing in camelback. they've been making snow lately. haven't made it this morning. temperatures are running warmer. 6 mile-per-hour wind in philadelphia with temperatures in the 30s above freezing. this is warmer than normal to start with. even on the mild side in the pocono mountains just shy of 30 degrees. plenty of sunshine. if you're getting out of town doing your last minute shopping or heading to the slopes no problem. lots of sunshine. tomorrow, there's the storm that's is going return snow to green bay and much of the midwest and that storm is coming our way. but won't be snow. it's also this storm going to bring in warm air.
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so this first line of showers, that's the warm air pushing in to the area and we'll see those rain drops falling early saturday morning. they swing out, the temperatures are climbing, any snow will be limited to the pocono mountains limited to lehigh valley and rain takes over as the region warms up. at 10:00 in the morning rain coming down. move out by afternoon. by evening we'll dry out. that clears the way for a dry beginning hanukkah and christmas eve. today dry all day. got some sunshine. up to 48 degrees. temperatures climb after the rain ends in the afternoon and even warmer on sunday with brilliant sunshine for christmas day. real warm up happens on monday even though clouds are coming in. monday will be dry. chance for some tuesday morning and then drying out in the afternoon. rain on thursday. that's a cold front that returns the cold to our area next week. all right, bill, thanks for that. few minutes before 7:00 a.m. let's check the roads.
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a lot of people heading out. >> very busy morning on the majors. we're taking a quick look at the blue route. our camera at baltimore pike heading southbound for 95 fierpt. no problems or delays northbound for the boulevard. we're seeing flower travel speeds 50s and 60s for the blue route we're doing okay. remember the earlier accident this is what we're seeing. very red. 12 miles per hour is where we are seeing these residual delays approaching the accidents scene taking out the left lane on 95 northbound. right around cottman avenue. we're seeing a delay but your delay backed up surpassing academy road. from academy road to cottman on the northbound side not looking that great. what we're seeing southbound we're doing okay southbound especially travel speeds are in the 50s and 60s. woodhaven to vine. no issues southbound but northbound may run into some delays.
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avoid as much as possible. back to you. next we'll run down this morning's headlines and story we'll be following four. >> another day another deadline. we'll tell you what you need to do today to make sure your holiday packages arrive on time.
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interference on the tarmac. stay with us throughout the morning for updates. here are some of the stories we'll be following today. the holiday travel rush begins. here's a live look at philadelphia international airport. we can expect long security lines this so do allow extra time. as for the roads, aaa predict as record number of americans will be driving 50 miles or more to their holiday destination. now to shopping. this is the conshohocken italian bakery baking up loads of holiday treats. bakery opens at 7:00, closes at 5:00. a store that is open 24 hours a day. a live look inside the kohl's in havertown. this store is open 24 hours until christmas. speaking of the holidays today marks the final deadline from the u.s. apostle service to get your holiday packages to where they are going by christmas. the deadline applies to the post office's priority mail express service.
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the service guarantees overnight delivery. deadlines including standard post and first class mail they've already passed. good morning, everybody. francesca ruscio here. happy friday. we're watching the schuylkill expressway. our camera at belmont avenue. we're doing okay on schuylkill. when he some problems on 95 and still have that accident at cottman of a enough another accident that just came in at bridge road and creek road. no reported delays. just be very mindful of that accident. checking travel speeds on route 422 route 29 for the schuylkill expressway will take you nine minutes westbound. that bad. travel speeds still in the green on route 422. it's friday. happy holidays and safe travels. we're looking at rain the weekend. that comes in saturday. by christmas day it's sunshine. today it's got some last minute shopping to do or you need to get out of town no problem.
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sunshine nice and bright. temperatures are cold just below freezing. lehigh valley and in delaware they are normally in the 20s this time of year. we're doing okay. this afternoon we'll warm in the 40s with plenty of sunshine. any clouds will start to increase late this afternoon after we hit 48 degrees in philadelphia, 46 for the suburbs and lehigh valley. new jersey and delaware up to 47 degrees this afternoon. rain comes in tonight. rain will be here tomorrow but it's out of here for beginning of hanukkah and for christmas eve and christmas day. lots of sunshine. the time cigarette pretty good. no shoveling required tomorrow but a beautiful day on sunday. >> we'll take it. thanks so much for joining us. we'll have local updates throughout the morning and can you always get real-time news and weather plus traffic on the nbc 10 app. we'll keep you updated throughout the day. the "today" show starts
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